September 26, 2012 Subject:
Surely one of the finest displays of Louis Armstrong's cornet virtuoso. Nice entry into the vocal. Sidney just wails it out!!!
Cake-walking was a popular dance contest circa 1920's where the first prize was an elaboratly decorated cake. Thus the term 'That really takes the cake! vm
June 28, 2007 Subject:
More than that...
I'm sure people have realized that this recording features two legends of jazz... Louis Armstrong on Cornet and Sidney Bechet on Soprano Sax. This is as good as it gets!
April 8, 2006 Subject:
Great Roaring Twenties
This record is an excellent example of the Roaring Twenties era. You can close your eyes and see the flappers, barnstormers, bootleggers and and Stutz Bearcats.